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Modelling the coupled dynamics of moorland management and upland vegetation.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Chapman, D. S. & Termansen, M. & Quinn, C. H. & Jin NanLin & Bonn, A. & Cornell, S. J. & Fraser, E. D. G. & Hubacek, K. & Kunin, W. E. & Reed, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely appreciated that management shapes the dynamics of many ecological systems, but ecologists rarely consider the reverse interaction, that ...

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Upland land use predicts population decline in a globally near-threatened wader.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Bellamy, P. E. & Stephen, L. S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Wilson, J. D. & Grant, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in large-scale land use may fragment and degrade habitats, affecting animal species adapted to these habitats. In the UK uplands for example, ...

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Nitrogen saturation in UK moorlands: the critical role of bryophytes and lichens in determining retention of atmospheric N deposition.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Curtis, C. J. & Emmett, B. A. & Grant, H. & Kernan, M. & Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic nitrogen (N) deposition may have several impacts on upland moorland ecosystems, including changes in vegetation composition, eutrophicat...

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Home-range sizes in a stratified upland landscape of two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Elston, D. A. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The range size of adult female mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), occupying a landscape in NE Scotland compo...

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The effect of open drainage ditches on the plant and invertebrate communities of moorland and on the decomposition of peat.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Coulson, J. C. & Butterfield, J. E. L. & Henderson, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the function of open drainage ditches (grips) on peat moorland in northern England is described. The model makes the following predictions:...

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Impact of moorland grazing and stocking rates.

Published online: 18 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Martin, D. & Fraser, M. D. & Pakeman, R. J. & Moffat, A. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Management of the English uplands is complex and achieving good environmental outcomes, while taking into account the needs of owners, stakeholders an...

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Heather burning and soil erosion on the North Yorkshire moors.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Imeson, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Where Calluna was recolonizing burnt ground, the rate of soil erosion correlated negatively with the height and density of the vegetation. Where the C...

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Changes in breeding success and abundance of ground-nesting moorland birds in relation to the experimental deployment of legal predator control.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Fletcher, K. & Aebischer, N. J. & Baines, D. & Foster, R. & Hoodless, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An 8-year-field experiment on moorland in northern England manipulated the abundance of legally controllable predators whilst maintaining consistent h...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. IV. Seed dispersal and plant establishment in dung.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed of 88 spp. were shown to be transmitted by herbivores; of these Agrostis tenuis [A. capillaris] Calluna vulgaris, Juncus spp., Poa pratensis, Cer...

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Meadow pipits, red grouse and the habitat characteristics of managed grouse moors.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Smith, A. A. & Redpath, S. M. & Campbell, S. T. & Thirgood, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of meadow pipits (Anthus pratensis) appears to be a good indicator of the breeding density of hen harriers (Circus cyaneus) on moorland ...

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